Report examines use-phase GHGs for aluminum vs. glass, plastic | Greener Package

According to a new study conducted for the Aluminum Association by ICF International, the combined greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with the transportation and refrigeration of beverages in aluminum cans are lower than those associated with that of beverages in glass or plastic bottles under the same conditions. www.greenerpackage.com/cans/report_examines_use-phase_ghgs_aluminum_vs_glass_plastic#.Wd0sZIYNiig.mailto

Update on Perfluorinated Grease-proofing Agents

Perfluorinated grease-proofing agents are coatings on paper wrappers and containers that come into contact with food, such as fast-food wrappers, microwave popcorn bags, and pet food bags. These coatings prevent oil and grease from foods from leaking through the packaging. Perfluorinated grease-proofing agents in various forms have been used on food contact surfaces since the […]

Kortrax® BARRIER RESIN (BR)

+ Kortrax® BR is BP Polymer’s unique and proprietary barrier resin additive for high-density polyethylene (HDPE) that utilizes laminate technology thereby creating ‘Baritainers®. + Kortrax® BR is based on engineered grades of Polyamide (PA) 6. + Customized and proprietary manufacturing processing techniques are necessary to ensure optimal barrier performance in BPI’s Baritainers®. + The result is a […]